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LCS Summer 2022 - How to watch, schedule, format, teams, and more

Your viewer's guide to the LCS Summer 2022, including how to watch the stream, schedule, format, all teams competing, and more.
LCS Summer 2022 - How to watch, schedule, format, teams, and more
The League Championship Series, or LCS Summer 2022, marks the 10th anniversary of North America's professional League of Legends esports league and welcomes ten of the world's best teams to compete over eight weeks.

This year, the scores of LCS Spring Split will be reset, giving all teams an equal opportunity to compete and potentially enabling an exciting new approach to the tournament. In addition, Riot Games' new format makes the Spring Playoffs responsible for evaluating the teams.

With audiences slowly returning to offline esports events, the LCS Summer 2022 will be an exciting competition to watch. Here is your guide to the tournament, including how to watch the streams, details on the schedule and fixtures, format, teams competing, and more.

LCS Summer 2022 - How to watch stream

Fans can watch the action of the LCS Summer 2022 broadcast live on the official League Championship Series' Twitch channel embedded below. In addition, simulcasts of the games will also be broadcast on League of Legends’ official esports site and YouTube channel.

The Summer Split will be an offline event hosted in the LCS Studio in Los Angeles, United States. Interestingly, this will be the first tournament with a live audience since 2020. Tickets for the event are available here.

LCS Summer 2022 - Schedule and Fixtures

how to watch league of legends LCS Summer Split 2022 schedule stream
The North America LCS Studio. (Picture: LoL Esports)

The LCS Summer 2022 will start on 17th June 2022 and conclude on 14th August 2022. Here is the schedule with the date and time of the fixtures. All times indicated below are Pacific Standard Time (GMT-8).

Super Week 1

  • Day 1: 2 PM Friday, 17th June

  • Day 2: 1 PM Sunday, 18th June

  • Day 3: 12 PM Sunday, 19th June

Week 2

  • Day 4: 1 PM Saturday, 25th June

  • Day 5: 12 PM Sunday, 26th June

Week 3

  • Day 6: 1 PM Saturday, 2nd July

  • Day 7: 12 PM Sunday, 3rd July

Note: There will be no games on the break weekend of 9th and 10th July 2022.

Week 4

  • Day 8: 1 PM Saturday, 16th July

  • Day 9: 12 PM Sunday, 17th July

Week 5

  • Day 10: 1 PM Saturday, 23rd July

  • Day 11: 12 PM Sunday, 24th July

Week 6

  • Day 12: 1 PM Saturday, 30th July

  • Day 13: 12 PM Sunday, 31st July

Week 7

  • Day 14: 1 PM Saturday, 6th August

  • Day 15: 12 PM Sunday, 17th August

Super Week 8

  • Day 16: 2 PM Friday, 12th August

  • Day 17: 1 PM Saturday, 13th August

  • Day 18: 12 PM Sunday, 14th August

LCS Summer 2022 - Format

The LCS Summer 2022 will feature ten teams. The Group Stages will follow the double round-robin format, and all matches will be BO1. Teams who achieve 1st to 6th place will play in the Playoffs.

While the 1st to 4th place teams will get into the Semifinals, the 5th and 6th teams will proceed to the Losers’ Round 1. The Playoffs will follow a double-elimination format, with all matches being BO5.

LCS Summer 2022 - All Teams and prize pool

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There are ten teams competing in the League Championship Series. (Picture: LCS YouTube)

The LCS Summer 2022 features an exciting lineup of teams. Here is the full list of teams competing in the tournament:

  1. ⁠100 Thieves

  2. ⁠Cloud9

  3. Dignitas

  4. CLG
  5. ⁠Evil Geniuses

  6. ⁠FlyQuest

  7. ⁠Golden Guardians

  8. ⁠Immortals

  9. ⁠Team Liquid

  10. ⁠TSM

The LCS Summer 2022 is an S-Tier event, offering $200,000 as prize money. The distribution of the prize pool is as follows:

  • 1st Place - $100,000

  • 2nd Place - $50,000

  • 3rd Place - $30,000

  • 4th Place - $20,000

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Feature image courtesy of Riot Games.